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The LibriVox Free Audiobook Collection
by Jack London
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LibriVox recording of The People of the Abyss, by Jack London. Read by Peter Yearsley. Jack London lived for a time within the grim and grimy world of the East End of London, where half a million people scraped together hardly enough on which to survive. Even if they were able to work, they were paid only enough to allow them a pitiful existence. He grew to know and empathise with these forgotten (or ignored) people as he spoke with them and tasted the workhouse, life on the streets, ... and...
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Topics: librivox, audiobook, London, poor, destitute, exploitation
Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text